Instagram: Here’s How to Delete Stories From Your Archive

By default, posts are archived automatically

Recently, Instagram added Stories to its Archive feature, giving users the ability to view their past Stories posts and use them to create Highlights on their profile after the posts have expired from public view. By default, Stories posts are archived automatically, and while Instagram allows users to stop this from happening, what if they just want to remove one or two posts from their Archive instead?

Our guide will show you how to delete a Stories post from your Archive.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram application on iOS.

Step 1: Tap the profile button in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the Archive button in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Tap the Stories post you wish to delete.

Step 4: Tap “More” in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 5: Tap “Delete.”

Step 6: Tap “Delete” on the confirmation window that appears.